Haru Mutasa

Haru Mutasa

Haru Mutasa is an Africa correspondent for Al Jazeera English.

She has reported on East and West Africa. She is currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa and covers the Southern African region.

She was nominated Royal Television Society (RTS) Young journalist of the year 2006/2007

Africa

S Africa launches probe into more than 90 'political murders'

The South African government has set up an inquiry to investigate what activists call political murders in Kwazulu Natal province. More than 90 people have been killed in and around the Glebelands Hostel since 2014, and yet no arrests have been made.

S Africa launches probe into more than 90 'political murders'

Africa

Protesters rally against Grace Mugabe at South Africa summit

As African leaders met in Pretoria, activists urged them to respect the rule of law with regards to Grace Mugabe, Zimbabwe's first lady.

Protesters rally against Grace Mugabe at South Africa summit

Africa

South Africa remembers Marikana miners killed by police

No one has been charged five years after the massacre, in which 34 miners were shot and killed by police.

South Africa remembers Marikana miners killed by police

Africa

South Africa 'fails' to compensate slain miners' families

Five years ago 34 miners striking over poor pay and harsh working conditions were shot and killed by police in South Africa.

South Africa 'fails' to compensate slain miners' families

Africa

New initiative to try to keep South Africa's children safe

Communities affected by gang violence hoping the old adage 'safety in numbers' will work on the school run.

New initiative to try to keep South Africa's children safe

Africa

South Africa's Zuma faces 'no confidence' motion

The political fate of South African President Jacob Zuma is hanging on a secret ballot.

South Africa's Zuma faces 'no confidence' motion

Africa

Zimbabwe opposition unites to challenge Mugabe

Opposition leaders in Zimbabwe have formed a coalition in an effort to challenge President Robert Mugabe at next year’s election.

Zimbabwe opposition unites to challenge Mugabe

Africa

South African HIV patients demand better care

South Africa has the highest number of HIV cases in the world, with an estimated seven million people infected.

South African HIV patients demand better care

Zimbabwe

Campaigning begins for 2018 Zimbabwe elections

Zimbabwe's main political parties have started campaigning for the 2018 election.

Campaigning begins for 2018 Zimbabwe elections

Africa

South Africa: Farmers concerned over proposed land reform law

In South Africa, land is a key issue in the run-up to the ruling party's national conference in December. The African National Congress is proposing that land expropriation without compensation should be allowed where “necessary and unavoidable”.

South Africa: Farmers concerned over proposed land reform law

Africa

Zimbabwe's widows seek greater protection

Women in Zimbabwe often lose land to relatives when their husband dies.

Zimbabwe's widows seek greater protection

Africa

Zimbabwe farmers getting creative within city limits

Zimbabwe, once considered the breadbasket of southern Africa, is undergoing a shift in the way its food is grown. Urban farms have started sprouting up in the capital Harare, as more people move there for work.

Zimbabwe farmers getting creative within city limits